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IHSA Team Opens Season

October 2, 2013

Averett's Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) team attended its first competition, Sept. 29 at Virginia Tech. There were a total of nine colleges who participated and more than 120 rides that day.

The team had an extremely successful day, receiving more than 17 ribbons. In addition, they were named High Point team for the team. The Reserve High Point team was Virginia Intermont College and third place went to Virginia Tech.

The following is a list of individuals who placed:
• Marina DaSilva: 2nd Open Flat, 1st Open Jumping, Reserve High Point Rider

• Jessie Hayes: 1st Intermediate Flat, 3rd Intermediate Jumping

• Rachel Paterson: 4th Intermediate Flat, 4th Intermediate Jumping

• Dana Ellwanger: 1st Novice Flat, 5th Novice Jumping

• Hannah Walters: 2nd Novice Flat, 2nd Novice Jumping

• Zuri Lamper: 5th Novice Flat, 1st Novice Jumping

• Nicki Conradt-Eberlin: 4th Novice Flat

• Noelle Hill: 3rd Alumni Flat

• Kathleen Nettnin: 6th Advanced Walk Trot Canter

• Allie Crouse: 1st Beginner Walk Trot Canter

• Adeline Bova: 3rd Walk Trot

The team will host an IHSA competition this Saturday, Oct. 5, at Averett's Equestrian Center. All are welcome to attend and cheer on our Cougars!